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Study underway of automated artificial pancreas to manage type 1 diabetes

January 24, 2015

Researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai are exploring whether an automated artificial pancreas could prevent hypoglycemia during sleep in patients with type 1 diabetes, according to a press release from the institution. 

A collaboration between Mount Sinai, the University of Virginia (UVA) and the Mayo Clinic, the outpatient study will assess the ability of the artificial pancreas (AP) system, developed by UVA, to normalize nighttime glucose levels in patients with type 1 diabetes.

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